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The world is a truly fascinating place, full of little quirks and oddities. Most of these fun facts don’t pop up in the history books, and that’s unfortunate, because they’re truly the spice of life.

If you’re the type of person who ponders the more peculiar questions of the universe, then you’re going to love this list of 35 fascinating facts about our past and present. For example, have you ever wondered how many mosquitoes it would take to drink all your blood? Or what Neil Armstrong carried with him on the moon? If so, we’ve got the answers for you right here. #8 is absolutely insane.

#35. The Spanish national anthem has no lyrics.

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#34. It’s possible for corpses to get goosebumps.

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#33. Tupac Shakur’s ashes were smoked (along with marijuana), by his friends.

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#32. Jousting is the state sport of Maryland.

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#31. Breathing through your nose, you always inhale more air from one nostril than the other. Additionally, the nostril that gets the most air changes every so often.

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#30.It would take 1,200,000 mosquitoes, each sucking once, to completely drain the average human of blood.

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#29. Harry Truman didn’t accept any sort of paycheck once he left office, believing that taking advantage of his past time as president would destroy the integrity of the office. He lived on $113 per month, via his old army pension.

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